Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae

Scientific Name: Pipistrellus minahassae
Species Authority: (Meyer, 1899)
Common Name(s):
English Minahassa Pipistrelle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Hutson, A.M., Kingston, T. & Francis, C.
Reviewer(s): Hutson, A.M., Racey, P.A. (Chiroptera Red List Authority), Chanson, J. & Chiozza, F. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient as it is known only from two specimens from the type locality, and there is nothing known of the species' range, ecology, population status or major threats. It has not been recorded again since it was first described.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known only from two specimens from the type locality: Tomohon, Minahassa, in northern Sulawesi, Indonesia (Simmons 2005).
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known. It has not been recorded again since it was first described.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information available about the ecology and habitat preferences of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, natural history and threats to this species.

Citation: Hutson, A.M., Kingston, T. & Francis, C. 2008. Pipistrellus minahassae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T17350A7007895. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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